continuous regional anesthesia

continuous regional anesthesia

Etymology: L, continuare, to unite
a method for maintaining regional nerve block. A local anesthetic solution is infused at intervals or at a slow rate to infiltrate epidural or spinal spaces, usually via an indwelling catheter.
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Major ambulatory surgery with continuous regional anesthesia and a disposable infusion pump.
HDC Corporation announces today it has received FDA approval to market the HDC Continuous Local Anesthesia "CLA" Kit for performing continuous regional anesthesia nerve blocks in patients who require surgery and post-operative pain management.
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